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Newsletter – August 16, 2015

Thank you for reading Consumer Traveler/Travelers United weekly newsletter. You can subscribe to our daily email newsletter here. A week in review: Sim cards in Europe, Airline fees vs transparency, Refunding a non-refundable ticket, Importance of electronic ticket numbers, “Positive train control” Using your phone in Europe is challenging. Should you buy a phone once you […]


Newsletter – August 9, 2015

A roundup of the last week’s Consumer Traveler content. We covered the pace of policy decisions, problems with unmanned aerial vehicles, home rental issues and a new system from British Airways that will change the carry-on world.


Newsletter – August 2, 2015

Thank you for reading Consumer Traveler/Travelers United weekly newsletter. You can subscribe to our daily email newsletter here. A week in review: Unmanned aircraft are coming, Cheaper vs. safer cruises, Seat assignments disappearing, “Defensive travel planning” Cruising can be fun, and cruising can be cheap. Guest editor Kendall Carver shares his thoughts on the safety of […]


Newsletter — July 26, 2015

Thank you for reading Consumer Traveler/Travelers United weekly newsletter. You can subscribe to our daily email newsletter here. A week in review: Comparing ticket prices, Voting for worst airline, Charged twice for a ticket, ID & passport theft and more.. Consumers have the ability to compare shop when buying a car; or buying gas for the […]


Newsletter – July 20, 2015

Thank you for reading Consumer Traveler/Travelers United weekly newsletter. You can subscribe to our daily email newsletter here. A week in review: European rental car fees, Resort fees, Re-evaluating airline change fees, 10 hotel problems which should never happen and more… The U.S. isn’t the only player in the car rental fee game. Consumers also need to be […]


Newsletter – July 5, 2015

Thank you for reading Consumer Traveler/Travelers United weekly newsletter. You can subscribe to our daily email newsletter here. A week in review: Complete ticket information, Visit Africa in North America, Code-sharing, Travel insurance and more Without a ticket, and the information contained on it, a traveler has no way of knowing which provisions of the tariff apply, […]


Newsletter – June 28, 2015

Here is a collection of the most-read stories from ConsumerTraveler.com and TravelersUnited.org from this week. Read ’em and learn something to make travel better.


Newsletter – June 21, 2015

Thank you for reading Consumer Traveler/Travelers United weekly newsletter. You can subscribe to our daily email newsletter here. A week in review: Finding a taste of Europe in North America, staying in a hotel vs renting a home, Airlines contracting out workers, IATA and carry-ons, UA abandoning passengers Much hullabaloo about nothing.  The International Air Transport […]


Newsletter – June 13, 2015

A collection of Travelers United and Consumer Travel Alliance stories from the past week. We covered the proposed carry-on luggage downsizing, the TSA fiasco during its effectiveness testing, travelers losing with a travel agent fee and Washington doing little for passengers.